1997 Beach Avenue was on the north side of Beach Avenue, just east of the intersection with Chilco Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 71, east half of Lot 13
There are no references to this address in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1[searched November 22, 2015].
Vancouver directory listings for 1997 Beach Avenue.
|1905||McGregor, John Dawson|
|1906 to 1932||Kayll, Andrew James|
The 1911 Vancouver names directory listed Rufus Halsey Roys at 1997 Beach Avenue.
Rainbows in Our Walls: Art and Stained Glass in Vancouver, 1890-1940, by Robert D. Watt; Vancouver, Vancouver Centennial Museum [Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association], 1980, page 4, exhibit note 17: “Art glass ‘piano’ window from parlour of 1997 Beach Avenue, a home first occupied in 1906 by Andrew J. Kayall [sic], clerk with Vancouver Warehouses Ltd. Donation: MacCaulay Nicholls Maitland Limited, 1973. 95 cm. x 26.5 cm. H973.33.1.” See also page 5, illustration note 29: “Beach Avenue before 1914. 1997 is third house from right. Photo: Vancouver City Archives.” [Note: This may be a reference to Vancouver City Archives, Be P102 – [English Bay Pier pilings and view of Beach Avenue]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-pier-pilings-and-view-of-beach-avenue]